* Exported from MasterCook *

Mama Mia Meatloaf

Recipe By : Secrets of Fat Free Cooking by Sandra Woodruff
Serving Size : 8 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Meat

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 1/2 pounds 95% lean ground beef* (see note)
1 medium yellow onion -- finely chopped
1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley -- (or 2 t. dried)
3/4 cup oat bran -- or quick-cooking oat
1/4 cup tomato sauce
3 egg whites
1 1/2 teaspoons dried Italian seasoning
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt -- optional

TOPPING
3/4 cup tomato sauce
1 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning

1. Combine the loaf ingredients in a large bowl, and mix well. Coat a 9X5 inch meat loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray, and press the mixture into the pan to form a loaf.

2. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 35 minutes. Combine the topping ingredients in a small bowl, and pour the topping over the meat loaf. Bake for 30 additional minutes, or until meat is no longer pink inside. Remove the loaf from the oven, and let stand for 10 minutes before slicing into 8 servings.


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NOTES :
NUTRITIONAL FACTS (PER SERVING)
CALORIES: 152, FAT: 4.8 G, FIBER: 2.1 G, PROTEIN: 22 G, CHOLESTEROL: 56
MG, SODIUM: 213 MG

3 POINTS PER SERVING

NOTE: If you can't find 95% lean ground beef, pick a lean piece of top round and have your butcher trim all visible fat and grind the remaining meat. Most grocery store butchers will be happy to do this for you.

Submitted to the WW Forum by KatyScarlet on 2/6/00. M.C. formatted by Dina (mdkbweiss@erols.com) on 6/10/00.


[This message has been edited by Dina W (edited 09-24-2000).]